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UofSC COP Annual Continuing Education Conferences: January 29, 2022 and/or February 26, 2022


 
University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy
Annual Continuing Education Conferences
 
Saturday, January 29, 2022
and/or
Saturday, February 26, 2022
 
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
Location:  Both in-person and live virtual options are available!
 
If you choose the in-person registration option, the events will take place at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Coker Life Sciences Room 215, 715 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208
 
If you choose the virtual registration option, the events will be live-streamed on Zoom.  After registration, weblink(s) will be posted below under "Course Materials" when they are available, and they will also be emailed to registrants at least 48 hours before the event.
 
Target Audience:  Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
 
Speakers and Topics:
*  Please scroll down and expand all topics (by clicking on the individual blue bars) to view the learning objectives and all other activity details for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
 
Live Programming on January 29, 2022
 
 
 
Live Programming on February 26, 2022
 
 
FREE Home Study Programming Available to All Registrants
Note:  After registering for the live conference, access to the home studies will be granted within 1 business day.  You will receive an email when you have been registered for the home studies, and you will be able to access them by (1) logging into your Learning Express account, (2) visiting the Pending/Private Programs tab, (3) clicking on the "Home Study" tab, and (4) selecting the name of the activity from the list.
 
 
Registration Information:
  • Registration will remain open until January 14, 2022 at 8:00 am
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page to select your registration options!
Registration Fees
  • Early registration fees prior to January 6, 2022:
    • Please note that after January 6, ALL FEES WILL INCREASE BY $20.
    • For those who choose to come to the in-person offerings, fees include continental breakfast and lunch
    • Fees will appear as “Learning Express” on your credit card statement
  • Active PEEP Preceptors:  Prior to registering, please check your email for information from the PEEP Office on discounted registration!
  • UofSC COP Alumni:  Prior to registering, please check your mail for information from the COP on discounted registration!
 
Cancellations:  
  • USC COP reserves the right to cancel the entire program.  In the event of a cancellation, each participant will be notified via email prior to the program and a full tuition refund will be made. 
  • Should you need to cancel your individual registration, all refunds should be requested in writing on or before January 17, 2022 and will be subject to a 7.5% administrative fee. No cancellation requests will be accepted after January 17, 2022; registrants who are unable to attend the live offerings will be given access to the home study version of all activities.
 
CE Categories: 
 
  • Both the January 29 and February 26 programs have been accredited for 6.0 live contact hours (0.6 CEUs) for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
  • Each date provides the following to satisfy South Carolina license renewal requirements for pharmacists:
    • 1 hour of credit related to controlled substances  
    • 1 hour of immunizations
  • For pharmacists who are looking to satisfy the "drug therapy or patient safety" requirements for South Carolina license renewal requirements:
    • 3.75 hours of "drug therapy or patient safety" will be delivered on January 29
    • 5 hours of "drug therapy or patient safety" will be delivered on February 26
    • 1 additional hour of "drug therapy or patient safety" is available for free via home study for all registrants 
  • Pharmacy technicians who are looking to satisfy their "law" requirements for PTCB renewal:
    • 2.25 qualifying hours of "pharmacy law" will be delivered on January 29

Date: Jan 29, 2022 08:30 AM - Feb 26, 2022 04:05 PM

Fee

$230.00

CE Hours

12.00

CE Units

1.200

Registration closes on Jan 14, 2022 07:00 AM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge-Based and Application-Based

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Requirements for CE Credit

Participants must sign in upon arrival and have attendance verified.
 
To claim credit for this activity, participants must complete the online program evaluations and must update their accounts to properly reflect their month/day of birth and correct NABP e-Profile ID.  To register with NABP or look up your NABP e-Profile ID, please click on the CPE Monitor logo below to be directed to their site. 
 
Credit that is claimed greater than 60 days from the date of the program will be automatically rejected by the CPE Monitor.  Claiming credit within 30 days of the live program will ensure that any issues with transmission to the CPE Monitor can be rectified in advance of the 60-day deadline.  If you would like a paper statement of credit, you may print an individual statement or a transcript from your NABP e-Profile.
 
 
 

 
Registration Instructions
 
Please note that there are multiple registration options available below!
 
Step 1:  Be sure to select the correct registration type from the dropdown list 
              (pharmacist or pharmacy technician, in-person or virtual*)
 
Step 2:
  • If you would like to register for only one day, please check the box next to the date you would like to attend.
  • If you would like to register for BOTH days*, please select the checkbox next to the header that states "Entire Program". 
    • Please do NOT check each day individually if you are registering for both days
* If you would like to attend one day in-person and the other day virtually, please complete two separate registrations, indicating the correct registration type in the dropdown for each day.

Please choose a Fee Type from the Drop Down Menu Below:
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At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify key communication strategies based in motivational interviewing (MI)
  2. Use open questions to learn the patient’s perspective and reflective listening to express empathy, normalize and validate patient concerns, and convey understanding
  3. Recall MI-based strategies modeled in simulated patient interviews about the COVID-19 vaccine

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Morgan Rhodes, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family & Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-004-L06-P/T
Date: 01/29/22
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Recall legal and ethical principles which guide the practice of pharmacy
  2. Identify the role of the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (SC LLR) pharmacy review board
  3. Describe the process by which complaints progress through the SC LLR system
  4. Recognize steps for a pharmacist or pharmacy technician to take in the setting of a complaint being filed with the SC LLR

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Robert Peele, III, JD
Attorney, Collins & Lacy, P.C.

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-003-L03-P/T
Date: 01/29/22
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Recall the purpose and functions of the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy (SC BOP)
  2. Review most common inspection violations and resolutions
  3. Discuss scope of practice for licensees and registrants
  4. Identify updated pharmacist and pharmacy technician continuing education requirements in SC
  5. Summarize recent and pending regulatory updates

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Traci Collier, PharmD
Administrator and Chief Drug Inspector, South Carolina Board of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-002-L03-P/T
Date: 01/29/22
Time: 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Recall the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and therapeutic uses for buprenorphine
  2. Discuss peri-operative pain management strategies utilized in patients on chronic buprenorphine
  3. Identify optimal treatment approaches for peri-operative pain management based on published evidence
  4. Recognize appropriate care plans for patients who have undergone elective and emergent surgeries

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Amelia Slane, PharmD
UofSC COP Alumna Class of 2020; PGY2 Psychiatry Resident, Medical University of South Carolina Health

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-005-L08-P/T
Date: 01/29/22
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Differentiate between available pharmacotherapy options for management of major depressive disorder (MDD)
  2. Compare antidepressants based on advantages, disadvantages, side-effect profiles, and potential for pharmacokinetic or pharmacodynamic drug interactions
  3. Recognize patient-specific factors and key recommendations from treatment guidelines that may impact development of a treatment plan for a patient with MDD

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Jordan Cooler Haygood, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Psychiatric Pharmacist, UofSC Student Health Center

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-006-L01-P/T
Date: 01/29/22
Time: 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM

CE Hours

1.50
   

 

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Illustrate the physiological effects of hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes
  2. Explain the relationship between insulin and the medications used to treat type 2 diabetes in the context of hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance
  3. Summarize the evidence for Therapeutic Carbohydrate Restriction (TCR) interventions for people with type 2 diabetes
  4. Recognize the appropriate management of pharmacotherapy for patients with type 2 diabetes when initiating TCR

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Cory Jenks, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Southern Arizona VA Health Care; Improv Comedian and Founder, ImprovRx

Kendrick Murphy, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director; Western North Carolina VA Health Care System

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-007-L01-P/T
Date: 02/26/22
Time: 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify adult populations at increased risk for vaccine-preventable diseases
  2. Compare and contrast adult vaccine recommendations in special populations versus the general population
  3. Recognize strategies and opportunities to improve pharmacy-based immunizations in special populations

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Betsy Blake, PharmD, BCPS, FNAP
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education, UofSC COP; UofSC Co-Director of Interprofessional Education for the Health Sciences

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-008-L06-P/T
Date: 02/26/22
Time: 09:45 AM - 11:00 AM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Recognize non-pharmacologic and non-opioid pharmacotherapy options for treatment of chronic pain and their risks
  2. Review key steps to ensure safe prescribing of opioids, including utilization of prescription drug monitoring programs
  3. Identify opportunities for effective use of opioids in specific patient populations, such as patients with cancer

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Megan Tran, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor, UofSC COP; Oncology Clinical Pharmacist, Prisma Health Richland

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-009-L08-P/T
Date: 02/26/22
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist will be able to:
  1. Apply updated infectious diseases treatment guidelines and policies to antimicrobial recommendations
  2. Analyze clinical implications of peer-reviewed infectious diseases literature
  3. Determine the role of newly approved antimicrobials
  4. Identify emerging pathogens nationally and globally
  5. Discuss changes in roles and responsibilities of pharmacists in managing infectious diseases
At the completion of this activity, the pharmacy technician will be able to:
  1. Identify updated infectious diseases treatment guidelines and policies
  2. Recognize newly approved antimicrobials
  3. Identify emerging pathogens nationally and globally
  4. Examine opportunities for pharmacy technicians to impact the management of infectious diseases

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

P. Brandon Bookstaver, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA
Associate Professor and Director of Residency & Fellowship Training, UofSC COP; Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases PGY2 & Clinical Fellowship Director, Prisma Health Richland

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-010-L01-P/T
Date: 02/26/22
Time: 01:15 PM - 02:30 PM

CE Hours

1.25
   

   

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Apply the core tenets that make improv a useful tool for creating an adaptable healthcare experience
  2. Demonstrate how the guiding principles of improv can build empathetic connections with patients and co-workers
  3. Show how improv fundamentals can foster an environment that humanizes the healthcare experience

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Cory Jenks, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Southern Arizona VA Health Care; Improv Comedian and Founder, ImprovRx

Activity Number

0062-0000-22-011-L04-P/T
Date: 02/26/22
Time: 02:45 PM - 04:00 PM

CE Hours

1.25